1997 grand prix

Asked by Aug 26, 2016 at 04:27 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I changed everything! My water pump is still
making noise I changed it 3 times and tried to get
professional help no one knows what's going on
with my car its still making noise I pour water on
my water pump and it stops the noise but try and
oil it and it continues louder. Please help

1 Answer


It may be the idler pulley or the tensioner pulley. Check your power steering fluid. If it's low the pump will be noisy. Could even be a noisy alternator. BTW, you can't oil the water pump. Turn off the air conditioning. If the noise goes away, it's the air conditioning compressor. HTH. -Jim

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